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sal•i•cyl•al•de•hyde



Pronunciation: (sal"u-sil-al'du-hīd"), [key]
n. Chem.
an oily, slightly water-soluble liquid, C7H6O2, having an almondlike odor: used chiefly in perfumery and in the synthesis of coumarin. Also,sal'icyl'ic al'dehyde.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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